Vauhini Vara’s thrilling debut novel follows a Puget Sound tech CEO whose innovations lead to a haunting world.
Seattle Times books writer Moira Macdonald and contributing critics offer their views on new novels, short story collections and nonfiction.
In her first novel for adult readers, Kelly Barnhill imagines a world where women face 1950s-style constraints, and find a path out.
We asked two Seattle-area teens to review four of this spring’s newest young adult novels. Here’s what they thought.
Kyung-sook Shin’s “Violets” is a deceptively quiet and devastating story of a lonely young woman within a sexist and shifting South Korean society.
"Take My Hand" gives us a rich view of history while reminding readers that Black girls' bodies and futures have never been protected in the...
"Sea of Tranquility" is a full-on mindblower inspired by real-world ills and eccentric theories in a tale that spans five centuries.
Sometimes you pick up a novel and it makes your skin prickle. Jennifer Egan's "The Candy House" is one of those novels.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler's 24th novel illustrates how without trust and confidence, family members can drift apart.
Karen Joy Fowler's new novel imagines the lives of the parents and siblings of the man who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.
"The Boy with a Bird in His Chest" by Portland author Emme Lund offers a much-needed corrective to the average coming-of-age fantasy.